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Dundee Backpackers Hostel

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good, clean room. Bathroom next to me out of order but another one just along the corridor. Not everyone's thing but brilliant for me. Was on my own, out with pals and didn't want to spend £85 in another well known chain of "cheap rooms....!" Good comfy bed, easy to find. Polite staff on reception. Was very quiet all night...

Thank Allan K
Reviewed January 8, 2017

I stayed at this hostel for three nights. The check-in assistant manager a Polish guy called Piotr was miserable and rude and looked like he wanted to be elsewhere. The initial room was very nice with an on suite bathroom except the lightbulb i the bathroom was not working. I politely asked Piotr if he could replace this but he...

1Thank Gearóid J
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Ensuite single room with double bed.warm and clean....wifi...shared kitchen and social facilities if required.in the very centre of Dundee.Great value..Remember photo I.d.and pay cash if possible .£5 returnable deposit on your key.

Thank RKemp115
Reviewed October 2, 2016

My friend and I just wanted a wee night out in Dundee and came across this as a great cheap option to stay. The staff on reception were very welcoming and directed us to our room. We noticed quickly how quirky the decor and the layout of the building was however this was something we enjoyed. We were pleased to...

1Thank Heather T
Forres, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Very basic room, which was clean and tidy,decor was nice except for the plaster that fell off when we shut the big sash window, that looked down onto the square in front of the Caird hall. We didn't book a breakfast but there was a macDonald's round the corner for a macmuffin. Lots of steps up to our room, at...

Thank family25traveller
Genoa, Italy
Reviewed September 25, 2016

That guy at the reception was CRAZY RUDE. I asked to see the room (50 quid a night) and He said to me that "They don't show the rooms before you pay" I've travelled in 5 continents and 56 countries...NEVER HEARD AN ANSWER LIKE THAT FROM AN HOSTEL. We arrived 25 minutes before the check in and he had us...

1Thank Vittorio B
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We will come back to this place. Window picture is from out room. Marketplace with fullmoon is nearby too. Service where nice and works well. Other pepoles where nice at hostel too. There is roomy kitcen at hostel for free use. First dailybasics shop is just 10m from hostel.

Thank Markku M
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Can highly recommend. Stayed in a twin room with shared bathroom facilities. This backpackers is in a perfect location on the Main Street near the shops and plenty of pubs and cafes. I found the hostel to be quiet and the beds very comfy. The room had a small kitchen sink and a kettle. We were up on the third...

Thank Kabanna123
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and l booked this hostel at the last minute and couldn't get a double bedroom but got a twin instead. We weren't too sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. Ideal location (we had everything on our doorstep), security entry (which is reassuring given that it's in the centre of Dundee), reception area was very tidy...

Thank Lesley N
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Excellent! (1) Excellent location in city centre. Just 5 mins walk to the tourist information centre. (2) Well-decorated with good facilities. (2) I stayed in a twin bedroom. The beds were comfortable and clean. The room was spacious and tidy. (3) Though I shared the bathroom and toilet with other people, it was clean. Everything worked well. Very good. However,...

Thank greattriphaha
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Additional Information about Dundee Backpackers Hostel

Address: 71 High Street, Dundee DD1 1SD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: $35 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dundee Backpackers Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Rooms to the rear are quite as the front is noisy at nighttime.”
 of 5 bubbles gear_idj, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Supposed to have wifi but we couldn't find it”
 of 5 bubbles family25traveller, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on a lower floor”
 of 5 bubbles greattriphaha, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“room number 14”
 of 5 bubbles 316jank, Oct 15, 2015 | Read review
“8-bed dorm (room 27) - the bed close to the window gets the Cloud Wi-Fi for sure”
 of 5 bubbles dandilion_fra, Aug 27, 2015 | Read review
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